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The services we provide include professional planning assistance to our municipalities, municipal training, program management, project and plan development, informative publications, and other products.

Our services to the general public include demographic information, aerial photography, maps, and publications. Our focus is to serve our citizens by planning well-designed communities with revitalized downtowns, housing choices, efficient transportation systems, scenic open spaces, trails, vibrant employment centers, preserved farmland, and community facilities.
  1. Strategies to Enhance Walking and Bicycling

    Strategies to Enhance Walking and Bicycling in Your Community

    June 16, 2022 - Join us to hear about some practical and cost-effective tools to add sidewalks, bicycle lanes, and other infrastructure improvements in Montco communities. Read on...
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    May 24 - Hot Topics: Big Changes on a Small Scale

    Join us to hear about and discuss important issues being faced by Montco communities. Check out the topics! Read on...
  3. Rigde Pike Groundbreaking

    Montgomery County Breaks Ground on Ridge Pike Improvement Project

    Montgomery County officials broke ground on Section D of the Ridge Pike Improvement Project from Crescent Avenue to Philadelphia.
  4. 2022 CTP Guidebook Cover

    2022 County Transportation Program (CTP) Guidebook AvailableLE!

    Municipalities can view the 2022 application summary and guidebook in advance of the application period (June 1 to July 29). Read on...
  5. Cover page of January and February 2022 &#34Planning Perspectives&#34 newsletter.

    "Planning Perspectives" Newsletter

    This issue features the MCPC 2022 work program, available planning courses, new publications, a new online tool, and more! Read on...
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    Available! “2022 Implementation Update” for Montgomery County’s comprehensive plan

    Progress! The “2022 Implementation Update” for Montgomery County’s comprehensive plan, “Montco 2040: A Shared Vision,” highlights major achievements in 2021 and provides a number of implementation actions anticipated to take place in 2022. . Read on...
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    NEW! Climate Change Potential Vulnerability Analysis Web Experience

    Check out our new web experience to explore climate change effects in Montco, learn about risk factors in your community, and discover opportunities to implement sustainability priorities on a more local scale (neighborhood or municipal level). Read on...
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  9. Preserved Farm in Montgomery County

    Montgomery County Seeks New Farmers to Preserve Their Farms for Future Generations

    The Montgomery County Planning Commission is accepting applications for the 2022 round of the Montgomery County Agricultural Land Preservation Program. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Breaks Ground on Chester Valley Trail Extension

    The Montgomery County Commissioners joined with other local officials today to break ground on the Chester Valley Trail Extension, a planned 3.8-mile extension of the Chester Valley Trail. Read on...
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    Eight Municipal Projects Receive Montgomery County Transportation Program Grants

    The Montgomery County Commissioners announced that eight projects across the county will receive Montgomery County Transportation Program grants for the 2021 selection cycle. Read on...
  12. Route Alternatives

    Montgomery County Invites Public to Provide Feedback on Cross County Trail East Proposed Routes

    The Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC), in partnership with its technical and engineering consultant, NV5, continues to study the feasibility of the easternmost segment of Montgomery County’s Cross County Trail. Read on...
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    Montgomery County Commissioners Vote to Consider Formation of Regional Rail Authority

    Today the Montgomery County Commissioners took another important step to restore passenger rail service between Reading and Philadelphia in partnership with Berks and Chester counties. Read on...
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